Definition of Diminished octave

1. Noun. (music) A musical interval of the Western twelve-semitone system consisting of eleven semitones and spanning eight degrees of the diatonic scale. It is one semitone narrower than a perfect octave and enharmonically equivalent to a major seventh. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diminished Octave

diminished arch
diminished fifth
diminished fifths
diminished fourth
diminished fourths
diminished interval
diminished intervals
diminished ninth
diminished ninths
diminished octave (current term)
diminished octaves
diminished radix complement
diminished second
diminished seconds
diminished seventh
diminished seventh chord
diminished seventh chords
diminished sevenths
diminished sixth
diminished sixths
diminished third
diminished thirds
diminished triad
diminished triads

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